Cress Williams

Following his 1993 debut as beau to hip-hop artist Queen Latifah on the popular African-American sitcom "Living Single" (Fox, 1993-98), Cress Williams quickly became a regular fixture on some of television's most ... Read more »
Born: 07/26/1970 in Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, DE

Filmography

Actor (38)

Hart of Dixie 2011 - 2015 (TV Show)

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HawthoRNe 2011 (Tv Show)

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Ball Don't Lie 2007 (Movie)

Dante (Actor)

Becker 1992 - 2001, 2006 - 2007 (Tv Show)

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Beverly Hills 90210 1994 - 1995, 1999 - 2001, 2006 - 2007 (Tv Show)

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Close to Home 2006 - 2007 (Tv Show)

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ER 1994 - 1995, 1998 - 2001, 2006 - 2007 (Tv Show)

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JAG 1992 - 2001, 2006 - 2007 (Tv Show)

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Living Single 1992 - 2001, 2006 - 2007 (Tv Show)

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Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman 1992 - 2001, 2006 - 2007 (Tv Show)

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NYPD Blue 1992 - 2002, 2006 - 2007 (Tv Show)

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Nash Bridges 2000 - 2001, 2006 - 2007 (Tv Show)

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Providence 1992 - 2002, 2006 - 2007 (Tv Show)

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Sports Night 1999 - 2001, 2006 - 2007 (Tv Show)

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The West Wing 2005 - 2006 (Tv Show)

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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2004 (Tv Show)

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Little Black Book 2004 (Movie)

Phil (Actor)

Pursuit of Happiness 2003 (Movie)

Ace Charlesworth (Actor)

Presidio Med 2002 (Tv Show)

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The District 2002 (Tv Show)

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The Dogwalker 2002 (Movie)

KC (Actor)

GvsE 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

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Masquerade 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

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Buddy Faro 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

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Never Been Kissed 1999 (Movie)

George (Actor)

Fallen 1998 (Movie)

Detective Joe (Actor)

Michael Hayes 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

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Peter Benchley's Creature 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

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Home Invasion 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

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L.A. Johns 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

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Leaving L.A. 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

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Rebound: The Legend of Earl 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

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2 Days in the Valley 1996 (Movie)

Golfer (Actor)

If Not For You 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

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Sweet Justice 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

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The Doom Generation 1995 (Movie)

Peanut (Actor)

The Watcher 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

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Code Black (Tv Show)

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Biography

Following his 1993 debut as beau to hip-hop artist Queen Latifah on the popular African-American sitcom "Living Single" (Fox, 1993-98), Cress Williams quickly became a regular fixture on some of television's most beloved programs including "Beverly Hills, 90210" (Fox, 1990-2000), "ER" (NBC, 1994-2009) and "Nash Bridges" (CBS, 1996-2001). Williams also had small roles in several feature films including "Fallen" (1998) and "Never Been Kissed" (1999). With a short-lived but memorable turn in "Prison Break" (Fox, 2005-2009) as a professional assassin, Williams was establishing himself as a versatile and memorable actor, and he went on to regular appearances in "Friday Night Lights" (NBC, 2006-11) before landing a starring role on "Hart of Dixie" (CW, 2011- ) as Mayor Lavon Hayes, the ex-NFL linebacker with his trusty pet alligator, Burt Reynolds.

EDUCATION

Fullerton College

Milestones

2011

Landed a starring role on The CW's "Hart of Dixie"

1995

Made his film debut in "The Doom Generation"

1993

Made his television debut on Fox's "Living Single"

1993

First regular series role on Fox's "Beverly Hills 90210"

Bonus Trivia

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He is a self-confessed fan of cartoons, comic book movies and superheroes.

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